Tales of Hollywood: Hear the Origins of Hollywood!

Overview

The early filmmakers greased Los Angeles streets to cause car accidents which they could secretly film and save money on stuntmen. Charlie Chaplin was so cheap he used his studio people to build his Beverly Hills house rather than real architects and it used to fall apart from the inside. Cowboys unable to get work as actors rode through dusty Hollywood streets shooting bullets through windows and lampposts. These are some of the stories in Tales Of Hollywood a unique audiobook which tells the great stories and ...
See more details below
Audiobook (CD)
$14.05
BN.com price
(Save 6%)$14.95 List Price
Other sellers (Audiobook)
  • All (3) from $2.43   
  • New (1) from $17.49   
  • Used (2) from $0.00   
Sending request ...

Overview

The early filmmakers greased Los Angeles streets to cause car accidents which they could secretly film and save money on stuntmen. Charlie Chaplin was so cheap he used his studio people to build his Beverly Hills house rather than real architects and it used to fall apart from the inside. Cowboys unable to get work as actors rode through dusty Hollywood streets shooting bullets through windows and lampposts. These are some of the stories in Tales Of Hollywood a unique audiobook which tells the great stories and origins of Hollywood. Featuring little-known, wonderful anecdotes about stars such as Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Lucille Ball, Shirley Temple, Wait Disney, Boris Karloff, to name a few.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Hollywood Independent
Hilarious. . . Spellbinding Stories.
Knoxville News Sentinel
A delight for people who like to know the inside tales of some of the old stars.
Los Angeles Daily News
The ratio of fresh to familiar is surprisingly high and even the twice-told tales retain some snap under Schochet's enthusiastic narration.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780963897237
  • Publisher: Hollywood Stories
  • Publication date: 1/1/2000
  • Format: CD
  • Product dimensions: 5.64 (w) x 4.94 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)